Patent Legislation To Watch In 2015

Law360, New York (January 2, 2015, 2:47 PM EST) -- After a bill aimed at cracking down on so-called patent trolls stalled in Congress last year, attorneys expect lawmakers to make a major push to enact legislation on the issue in the coming months, and also possibly weigh measures to clarify patent eligibility and extend the life of some drug patents.

Here are some of the patent-related measures Congress may grapple with this year:

Patent Reform

A patent reform bill designed to curb abusive litigation overwhelmingly passed the Republican-controlled House of Representatives in 2013, but stalled in the Democratic Senate. With both houses now in the hands of Republicans and President...

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